Please note: The DV LEAP Offices will be closed on January 18th for MLK Day and January 20th for the Presidential Inauguration. There may be a slight delay in our application review process at this time.
Our Legal Team will get back to you as soon as possible in regards to your application.
Thank you for your patience.
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Please be aware that DV LEAP assists with legal appeals of unjust rulings in family violence cases. We do not provide legal representation for individuals before there is a final judgment. Residents of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia may be eligible for certain limited additional assistance.
Please fill out the form below so we can assess your eligibility. If you are seeking help in an appeal, we will also need to review the written court transcripts to determine if your case meets the necessary criteria. We cannot guarantee we will be able to help you.
Please note that filling out this application does not create an attorney-client relationship and any information that you provide on this intake is not subject to client confidentiality protections.
Please remember to check your spam folder/any other promotions folders in your email after applying in case the response email is diverted.
IF YOU ARE IN IMMEDIATE DANGER, CALL 9-1-1
For anonymous, confidential help, 24/7, please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline
at 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE)
- Abusers can monitor your computer use by accessing your Internet history, or by use of a program that logs your every keystroke and is nearly impossible for the user to notice on their computer.
- There are ways to delete internet history in your browser settings. Learn more.
- There are also general practices you can adopt to stay safe online. Learn more.
- Deleting internet history is never a guarantee your history cannot be found, or that your computer is not being tracked in some other way. If you feel you may be at risk, please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 800-799-SAFE